WSWA Explains its Pro-Cannabis Stance

Posted by Mike Time on July 23, 2018
Category: In the News
The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) recently set precedent by announcing support for states’ cannabis rights. The national trade association, representing the wholesale tier in wine and spirits, became the first and only alcohol association to take this position. To learn more about the WSWA’s reasoning, we recently caught up with Dawson Hobbs, SVP of government affairs for WSWA. Kyle Swartz: Why make this announcement? Dawson Hobbs: We think that the right place
French wine labels can confuse or intimidate U.S. consumers. Some labels are dense with words, the varietals are not always clear, and prices can be high. These are drawbacks for Americans who buy based on brand, grape and cost. Anivin de France has addressed these issues. This national trade organization supports the French Vin De France denomination, passed in 2009 for French table wines bottled by varietal and vintage. This better reflects American marketing. Rather than
The American Bar at The Savoy hotel in London has scooped the title of World’s Best Bar at Tales of the Cocktail’s 12th annual Spirited Awards Go to Source Author: Amy Hopkins
Rémy Cointreau has reported a “strong” start to its 2018/19 fiscal year with organic Q1 sales up 5.9%, boosted by Cognac and “remarkable growth” in China Go to Source Author: Melita Kiely
William Grant & Sons is focussing on the mixability of Scotch whisky brand Monkey Shoulder as part of a new travel retail activation Go to Source Author: Owen Bellwood